Clan Woman with Hat
Blown & sand-carved glass,
19"h x 13"w x 13"d, Item No. 14617,
Preston Singletary has created a sculpture of cultural significance in this piece titled Clan Woman with Hat. His respectful representation portrays a woman wearing a ceremonial hat, most likely from the Eagle moiety as suggested by the image of the eagle on the little mask atop the hat. The Tlingit are a matrilineal group in which women can hold positions of social and political influence within the tribe.